Hello, my friends!
It’s finally Friday….I am so excited…..this weekend I will be working on Mario Birthday Cake for my little nephew and hopefully catching up on some reading….
Did you know…..today is National Vanilla Cupcake Day?
Yep……even cupcakes deserve to have a special day when we get to eat them without guilt….
….so in honor of National Vanilla CUPCAKE Day I am sharing with you the best Vanilla cupcake recipe ever…..
…VANILLA CUPCAKES with MARSHMALLOW FROSTING…..
….and for those who keep telling me you can’t cook or bake like me I urge you to check out my Instagram (foodiebibi) from yesterday…..
…you will find a photo of boiled eggs I completely burned….yep….burned boiled eggs.
So if I can burn boiled eggs…..you can bake these Vanilla Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting….I know you can!
This recipe makes 24 regular size cupcakes.
Ingredients for Cupcakes:
- 2 1/2 cups Flour
- 2 tsp Baking Powder
- 1/4 tsp Salt
- 1 cup Butter Unsalted (softened)
- 2 cups Sugar
- 3 Eggs
- 1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
- 1 cup Buttermilk
STEP 1: Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and line 24 muffin cups.
STEP 2: In a large bowl or stand up mixer beat together butter and sugar until creamy and fluffy.
STEP 3: Gradually add eggs and vanilla extract.
STEP 4: In another bowl whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.
STEP 5: On a low speed gradually beat in flour mixture alternating with milk. Start and finish with flour.
STEP 6: Divide cupcake batter into cupcake liners about 1/4 cup of batter per cupcake.
STEP 7: Bake 18-20 minutes or until golden brown.
STEP 8: Remove cupcakes from the oven and cool for 5 minutes before transferring onto cooling rack.
STEP 9: When all cupcakes are completely cool frost them with marshmallow frosting and decorate as you wish.
Ingredients for Marshmallow Frosting:
- 2 cups Butter Unsalted (softened)
- 3 cups Icing Sugar
- 1 jar Marshmallow Fluff
- 2 tsp Clear Vanilla Extract
STEP 1: Beat together butter and icing sugar until creamy and fluffy. Add marshmallow fluff and beat on medium until combined. Slowly beat in vanilla extract.
STEP 2: Fill piping bag with marshmallow filling and pipe frosting onto completely cooled cupcakes.
Don’t forget….Keep Smiling….Keep Cooking!
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